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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
us. >> reporter: a trip on lakeshore avenue in oakland or any bay area city you'll see plenty of eyeballs looking down on smartphones and nothing else. >> and i didn't even pay attention to the camera. >> reporter: we caught one after another so engrossed in their phones that they ignored their surroundings. this man almost bumped into me. some bay area police agencies say that's why they are responding to so many robberies involving cell phones. they say people make themselves easy targets. some people even walk with their $400 and $500 phones out in the open. >> i handed him the phone in the crowded area, once he got his hands on it he was gone. >> reporter: daniel casey of oakland learned his lesson. never let a stranger borrow his iphone. >> felt betrayed. i was being nice. >> reporter: oakland saw a 23% increase in robberies so far this year compared to the same time last year. police say of the 60 robbery suspects arrested since august, more than half, 31 of them were arrested for stealing cell phones. investigators say a ah side from a high demand for smartphones, thieves
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
city neighborhood near hillside park has finally dug itself out of that mess after a water main burst and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhill, carving a giant trench, sending a river of mud to the streets, just missing atruro romero's home. >> the mud went the other way, my house and this house going to fall down. >> no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> like, oh my gosh, god please help us. >> cit
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am PST
driver was under the influence of alcohol. now, back out live, we see that city workers are again trying to do a lot of clean-up this morning here and try to restore those traffic lights in the area. a lot of debris and mess left behind and we saw one vehicle also in this area that has a dent in it. chp says this is an active investigation and there will be more information later on. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> a house fire left a neighborhood in san francisco covered in smoke. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on the scene with the clean-up. good morning. >> reporter: the people who lived in the building that was on fire have now been able to return home. they were lucky. here are the pictures of the place in the duboce triangle. it was challenging for the firefighters because it was traveling through the walls of the building. the fire damage was isolated tonight try ways of the building. -- the damage was isolated to the entryways of the building. it could have been deadly if the smoke detectors didn't wake people up and get them out. >> some smoke coming out. i went back in and got my
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
as house speaker is virtually guaranteed. >>> well, it's a dirty job and daly city public works has to do it. cleaning up the mountain of mud that plowed into a residential neighborhood and swallowed up a park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is near hillside park in daly city where crews are already hard at work. >> reporter: at this point it's a race against time amend weather. there is still a lot of mud to get rid of but city officials say with the impending rain the first priority is to make sure the mu doesn't spread back to the streets. workers were at it again hauling away more of yesterday's landslide aftermath but the priority isn't clearing up the park but making way for mother nature. >> what we're doing is trying to create a buffer zone around where you can put the hay bales to hold it in place so the mud will stay through the weekend number we get a better -- right now we're fighting the weather. we want to get the weather taken care of first. >> reporter: we saw the worst of it yesterday. from our cbs 5 chopper you can see the damage 45,000 gallons of water from a busted
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
the city of san jos 1.25" of rain. we'll talk timing and talk about any dry times over the weekend that's coming up in a few short minutes. >> thank you. >>> he murdered two people in a fifth jealousy. now a jury will decide if convicted killer nathan burris will pay the ultimate price for his crime of killing two people in a fit of jealous receive. don knapp reports. >> reporter: the jurors were sitting on the edge of their seats staring at the defendant as he was making closing arguments in his case over whether he should have life in prison without parole or death but if they were listening for something they could weigh they probably didn't hear it not only because he speaks with a terrible speech impediment because really wasn't making a case for his life. the convicted killer of two act as his own attorney and talking with a profound speech impediment made a rambling closing statement but never asked the jury to spare his life. previously nathan burris told the jury they could just flip a coin to decide between life in prison or death. he was convicted of first- degree murder
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
available for full duty. 583 are patrolling the streets in a city of nearly a million people. >> there is no wiggle room. anytime you move personnel, you'll be robbing peter to pay paul. that's the reality that we live in. >> mayor reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit streets of san jose next june. >>> closing arguments set in contra costa county this morning in the case of a man who killed his ex-girlfriend and another man at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza. this is the penalty phase in the trial of nathan burris who was convicted of the two murders last week. he could face the death penalty. >>> two women home alone fought off an armed prowler. the suspect may have stab wounds in the chest. according to police he broke that a san rafael apartment tuesday night. the women say he was armed with a knife. he got into a fight with one of them of the the other roommate grabbed a phone and called police. other neighbors say they heard yelling. >> kind of scary when you have young people in the house wit
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
being observed on this monday, city, county and state government offices are closed today. post offices will be closed as well. banks, schools are closed today as well. bay area transit systems are running on a regular schedule but without school service. president, vice-president, and their ws >>> president obama marked veterans day at arlington national ceremony taking place in the wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the unknown. after wards president obama noted there is the first veterans day there's no americans fighting in iraq. >>> in san jose, the 94th 94th annual veterans day parade, wednesday on market street yesterday. the event is considered one of the biggest in northern california. and we'd like to hear who you would like to thank this veterans day holiday. tell us who they are. send a picture to mornings @ cbsmornings.com. and you can comment on our twitter or facebook page. cate cauguiran sent this picture of her father. she said she's very proud of his service in the navy and all other vets across our nation. >> great shot. >> it is. >>> time now, it's 6:10. >
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
altos hills. one heavier cell daly city, south san francisco in the next 20 minutes just now moving onshore. the rain is widespread, cold is everywhere. 53 now for concord. san jose 53. san francisco 54. on monday in san jose, a record high of 84 degrees. today in san jose, we dropped nearly 30 degrees all the way down to the mid-50s. coming up in weather i'll talk about how long this will stick around the rain and the cold and have a weekend preview coming up. >>> a powerful november nor'easter delivered another blow to the northeast. the storm pounded the area with rain, snow and winds gusting up to 60 miles an hour. and it has caused more than $200,000 in additional -- excuse me, 200,000 additional power outages in the same areas hit by superstorm sandy. the new storm is pushing residents to the limit. >> everything that i open is here. i'm trying to save it. >> good news is that we have not seen the kind of damage we saw with hurricane sandy and we are confident that we'll be able to move forward in our recovery efforts. >> once again, flight cancellations are piling up. major a
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 1:35am PST
, but many bay area cities are still struggling and we're seeing and feeling the effects every day. police officers in san jose, for instance, are resigning instead of putting up with lower wages and lower benefits. there are now less than 1,000 police officers available for full duty, and only 70% of those are out in the street. it's bad. kiet do says there may be a silver lining. >> reporter: clark has a front- row seat to san jose's rising crime rate, when he caught a burglar red-handed in his bedroom. >> you don't expect somebody in your home that doesn't belong there. >> reporter: he used to be the neighborhood watch vice president. he says there have been about ten break-ins in the area in the past six months. he said with fewer cops on the streets, prowlers are getting bold. >> when things go wrong, we need officers there to support us. >> reporter: san jose police have written a special memo to the city about the police shortage. >> the numbers are not good. >> reporter: over the past decade, sjpd went from a high of 1,420 officers to 1024 today. it now drops down to 978. m
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am PST
ordeal began on the city's north side just before 9:00 last night at north first and may trick boulevard. traffic it was blocked in the area for hours as investigators checked the suspicious device. driver is now in custody and the area is once again open to traffic. >>> another arrest in the torching of a muni bus. the suspected vandals were caught in pictures and video setting the bus on fire after the giants won the world series. the post led to one arrest last week. yesterday police arrested 19- year-old nicholas hudson of daly city. he will face felony charges including vandalism and arson. police are still looking for more suspects. >>> 4:37 now. some people who live in the oakland hills are now taking action after a rash of home burglaries and even some robberies there. those who attended a meeting last night don't want their faces shown on the air for fear of being targeted. many shared their firsthand accounts of being victimized. >> two men walked down my driveway into my garage and held a gun up at me. i began to scream. and they beat me repeatedly over the head with
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> reporter: new york's veterans day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy at least in manhattan. but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsmen to give him five free gallons. >> without this gas you would be in trouble? >> i couldn't charge my cell phone. it's your lifeline. >> you wouldn't have heat? >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class community the streets were flooded by sandy's storm surge. two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough. very tough. scary. it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed and residents complain they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> we got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousins house is wet and cold. insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage. in this close knit multigenerational neighborhood many families lost everything, ruined heirlooms. but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote t
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
of my car. >> sucked in. daly city residents wake up to find a river of mud where the road once ran. good afternoon everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. sudden flow of water and mud was a rude awakening for dozens of residents and it all started thanks to the 80-yard pipe burst. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington joins us how -- aiolis is a hairington joins us lou. >> reporter: frank, basically the pipe was very, very old. it failed and pumped water into the neighborhood. take a look behind me at some of the mess it's left behind. we have bulldozers the trying the clean up -- trying to clean up some of the mud and a lot of neighbors out taking a look at the scene. they told me they never thought they would see. a daly city neighborhood covered in mud. >> you cannot take it out your car because the mud is all the way up to the tire. >> reporter: a sheer break of the 18-inch water pipe caused flooding and forced evacuations spilling 45,000 gallons of water near the street. this happened near hillside park overlooking the saint avenue. you can see where the water came rushing down the hil
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
morning, gas rationing in new jersey ends, but remains in effect for new york city and surrounding suburbs. >>> overseas now and the spreading unrest in syria. for the second day in a row, syrian jets struck positions near the turkish border. yesterday, syrian jets and helicopters bombed a rebel-held border town. opposition groups say up to 16 people were killed. yesterday, israel fired on syrian artillery after syrian mortar rounds fell. >>> coming up, officials try to narrow down the cause of a deadly explosion in indianapolis that nearly took out a whole neighborhood. this is the "cbs morning news." neighborho this is the "cbs morning news." [ timers ringing ] [ male announcer ] it's that time of year. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbellskitchen.com. ♪ campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greater than ever. when you see these problems do you take a step back, or do you want to dive
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> he got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousin's house is wet and cold. >> the bathroom used to be over here. >> reporter: and insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage of floodwater in the basement. >> reporter: in this close knit multigenerational community many families lost many things but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote to his mother from vietnam. >> how can you put on a price tag on that. >> gutted and depressing. it this family has lived here for 42 years. they say they want to rebuild. they are still waiting for an insurance adjustor and for the power to be turned back on. back to you. >> here in the bay area multiple events honoring vets. san jose, one of the many parades,th annual parade. -- 94th annual parade. considered one of the biggest. this morning before the parade headed down-market street. >>> in castro valley, veterans monument, years in the making was dedicated at memorial park. it honors service members from all of the military branc
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
fighter. a war video game so life-like that its creators, redwood city based electronic arts, consulted with current members of the navy's storied seal team, including the men who may have helped take down osama bin laden. now seven seal's have been reprimanded, their pay partially forfeited, for leaking classified military secrets. the game does not re-create the bin laden raid and it's unclear what information the seal's shared. the navy is not discussing the breach but says the seal's have been punished for misconduct. quote, we do not tolerate deviations from the policies that governor who we are and what we do as sailors in the united states navy. since the raid that brought down bin laden, the seal's team has become a source of intrigue. other seal's are starring in a hollywood movie, act of valor. >> i think eight of them, one of them may be out now, that participated in this. it started off as a recruiting film. >> reporter: the bin laden raid will also be the subject of the hollywood movie dark 30, set to premiere in september. but it's the unapproved disclosure of information
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am PST
serious injury. >>> the man suspected of kidnapping and murdering 6-year-old new york city boy etan patz in 1979. he has been indicted. investigators say pedro hernandez has confessed. his attorneys say gonzalez is mentally ill but the confession is genuine. >>> the fda wants more power to oversee pharmacies following a meningitis outbreak. the agency's head asked for more authority from congress even the lawmakers asked why the fda didn't do more with the power it already had has. >> to provide oversight of drug manufacturers is very different than our authority to oversee compounding pharmacies which are, in fact, exempted from important aspects of fda law. >> the new england compounding center of massachusetts distributed the contaminated steroids that killed 32 and sickened 460. the head of the center was at yesterday's congressional hearing but barry cadden invoked his fifth amendment rights. when he was asked about his company's role in the outbreak. >>> president obama visit staten island, new york. one of the areas hardest hit by hurricane sandy. it comes as new york's attor
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
almost $1 billion worth of new projects waiting in the wings, the city wants to stamp out new building permits in a matter of months, not years. >> there's no question that time costs money for an awful lot of these folks. >> reporter: projects coming online include three million new square meet of office and r and d spails more than 800,000 residential units and 600,000 square feet of new retail space. it could create thousands of construction and permanent jobs and add $9 million to city coffers in tax revenues. >> we want to move quickly while the iron is hot because we know they can get cold very quickly and we have seen that twice already in the last decade. >> reporter: the collaboration with san jose for some of his company's success has created 60 new well paying jobs with plans for more and sparked the return of world class manufacturing back to silicon valley. >> they supported us in finding the right facility, get the permits in place in a timely fashion to meet milestones for investors and really achieve the success that we have had in a relatively short period of
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am PST
reported. rising sea water has flooded 70% of the city. the flood surge which is five feet above normal was triggered by weekend >>> it's a chilly start to the day around the bay area. the sun coming up toward pleasanton and looks like nice sunny skies, but cold temperatures in spots. just above freezing in fairfield, 38 livermore. you get the idea, a chilly start to the day. these temperatures fairly mild, mid-60s in livermore. cool out toward the coastline, a little breezy there. the next couple of days should be a little bit warmer but showers could return on friday. >> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> who is paula broadwell? she literally wrote the >>> who is paula broadwell? she literally wrote the book on david petraeus. >> there's a good role model there who's value oriented. >> this morning we'll look at these two former soldiers, broadwell and petraeus and why they had so much in common even before their affair. >>> and u.s. airlines say new government regulations will lead to the worst pilot shor
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
york city told me yesterday this is enormously worried about what the conditions of business are going forward. do you think there's any chance this could not happen? >> this being a -- >> a deal. >> on the fiscal cliff? >> yes. there's some chance we go over the cliff at least for a little while. there's a cool of thought we could get more action if congress does fall off the cliff, so to speak. >> do you agree? >> i don't. i think the consequences for the markets, of going over the live -- the market is already turbulent. we had a tough week. people woke up from the election and said oh, my god it's the fiscal cliff. it's a roller coaster. we will be careening around the tracks if we go around the cliff or go over. >> thank you. >> thousands of people are still struggling without homes or power in the battered northeast. now almost two full weeks after the enormous storm sandy and life isn't easy for many that escaped the worse of sandy's wrath. gasoline is hard to come by. mark strassman is at a gas station here in manhattan with the latest. good morning, mark. >> reporter: go
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
, crews in daly city will get back to a massive clean-up effort. we first showed you yesterday a wall of mud and water buried several streets of a neighborhood near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in daly city where an aging pipe is apparently blamed for the problem. >> reporter: michelle, you are correct. and city officials say that they are going to work to restore or repair that pipe and they actually admit there could be more in this area. but let's focus on the clean-up right now. last night's cleaning efforts weren't successful in this daly city neighborhood. the water main burst brought about inches of mud down on the road. here's a look from our cbs 5 chopper. neighbors were startled at 4:30 a.m. when police told them to leave their homes. 45,000 gallons of water came downhill. city leaders say it was because of a cast iron pipe made in the 1930s. >> you can see the pipe actually sheared off. we have an aging system. we know that we have pipes in the ground that are probably, you know, close or past their useful life. that's not uncommon within any community wit
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
] they're doing what they cano protect th >>> in the area hit by the big mud slide in daly city on tuesday. they are doing what they can now to protect the neighborhood around hillside park. that includes stacking these bales of hay and clearing out storm drains. the hay will prevent more damage after the big mud slide. >> we are going to take our remote control tv camera to go into the pipe itself and then get to the storm drain. then we candy vet water to the location. >> officials don't expect any more problems from the 8" pipe that broke but it's likely to take weeks to finally get it repaired. >>> let's check in with the rain man because we are going to get wet here for the next week. >> yeah. going to get wet. i don't think we'll see flooding rains for those folks in daly city but i wouldn't park on that street again for a while. yeah, looks like a dry day today but this is it. we are going to head back into very wet pattern now in the bay area. outside right now, it is a quiet start to the morning some temperatures dropping off, 37 degrees in santa rosa, 38 in fairfield, 41 in liver
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Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
trying to sell the city a half billion-dollar waterfront sports center. cbs 5 political insider phil matier tells us the mayor's latest push is designed to build support from a different type of team. >> we are live at the site of where the warriors hope to build the arena but the play today was at city hall and it was an interesting one because the warriors basically gave the city a deal it couldn't refuse but like a lot of deals in san francisco, there's more to this than meets the eye. here's the story. as political pitches go it was perfect, people at city hall all to get news they are going to get the first crack the jobs building the $500 million arena that the golden state warriors want to put up on the san francisco waterfront. >> lifting up the economy, making sure people get those jobs and making sure that we do our part, as well. >> reporter: under the terms of the deal signed today, one out of four construction jobs will go to local workers. and half of the apprentice construction jobs will go to
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
jersey tonight. mark? >> reporter: scott. this mini city is a state-run shelter camp, a series of tents heat stretches across 40 acres in the parking lot of a racetrack. it's in partnership with fema's disaster response here along with hundreds of mobile homes ayw on their way to areas devastated by sandy. this is the evacuee mess hall? >> yes. >> reporter: fema took us inside the camp, complete with hot meals and hot showers. it was built for utility workers a week ago. it now houses 4,000 utility ilrkers, first responders, and contractors in large, heated tents. >> we have some linemen from innada that are here. the other people are processing n. >> reporter: but 200 storm victims also live here now. more show up everyday. e' we're here to assist them and we're going to do everything possible to help them along the them >> reporter: fema hopes to relocate the evacuees within a couple days to other temporary housing. and the goal of everybody in this room essentially is to get p get the power back on, get into housing and close this facility down. >> reporter: but 11 days after sandy,
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Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >>> weather time. it is getting darker earlier but we get beautiful shots like this. city of san francisco. clear tonight. and san francisco is one of the milder spots. here are your temperatures. livermore 43. san francisco 54. san jose 50. it will be milder tonight because of high thin clouds working its way in from the north. concord 43. oakland 49. redwood city 46. warmer than the past couple nights. we will be frost free. high pressure in control for the next couple days. we are on the northern fringe of this. clouds the next few days. partly cloudy skies as the edge of that high is over the top of the bay area. big weather change coming on friday. low pressure digs in off shore. this will hang out for a few days. once it moves through sunday and monday it will get soggy in here. not just showers here and there, it will be a widespread soaking rainfall, especially sunday and monday. dry tuesday, wednesday, thursday. three dry days. change on friday, showers. weekend looks wet, especially sunday and monday, soggy. upper 60s tomorrow for oakland and concord. san jose 70. redwo
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Nov 8, 2012 4:00am PST
. the snow should begin to slacken off in new jersey, also the new york city metropolitan area, really messy around boston but during the day the low will begin to lift out to the north and east and everything will begin to clear from the west to the east. so hopefully all the travel problems that are ensuing those will get better and the planes should be able to land and take off once again with more regularity once we get further into the day. i'm david bernard. >>> president obama is back at the white house this morning following his re-election victory on tuesday night. he does not have much time to rest. the pressure is on to forge an agreement with republicans. to avoid a series of automatic spending cuts and tax increases that could send the economy back into recession. tara mergener reports. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening, in his words more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of a second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> reducing our deficit, reforming o
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
efforts. shortly after the storm, new york city mayor michael bloomberg asked mr. obama not to come because the presidential visit would use up too many resources. well, now frustrated residents say they hope his visit will speed up the recovery process. more than two weeks later thousands are still without power and heat. 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help. >>> unemployment requests are at their highest level in 18 months. possibly due to superstorm sandy 439,000 people seeking help. people can claim unemployment if their workplace is closed and they don't get paid. >>> well, michelle, here's good news. drivers can expect a dip in prices at bay area gas stations in the next couple of weeks. aaa says the seasonal switch from the summer to winter blends helps drive down gas prices. drivers are paying an average $3.98 a gallon around the bay area. gasbuddy.com shows san mateo with the lowest price in the bay at $3.65 a gallon. we have you covered for the cheapest gas prices near you. go to cbssf.com/gas. just enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighbor
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
in daly city where crews have plenty of work ahead of them. cate. >> reporter: michelle, you are right. the equipment behind me you can see is in place and ready to go and clean-up crews are expected to be back in daly city in a few hours to continue yesterday's work. that water main break caused quite a mess. you see that thick layer of mud covering the road in front of neighbors' homes. from above, our chopper 5 shows you how far it extended. 12 homes were evacuated after 45,000 gallons of water caused that land slide yesterday morning. neighbors are still worried about the integrity of the hillside. there was no damage to the homes. >> hopefully nothing will happen. especially with the rain coming this weekend. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back into their homes. city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst and they blame the pipe's old age. it was made in the 1930s. city officials say they will be working hard to fix the pipes. they say the pipes are still basically -- there could be more old pipes like the one that broke yeste
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Nov 11, 2012 7:30am PST
without power right now. meanwhile, paramedics fanned out across the rockaways section of new york city, checking in on the elderly and the disabled, anyone who might need help. people in the area say help has been slow. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, freshwater. for the first five to six days, no one was down in the rockaways. >> new york city officials have reported at least two elderly people have died in buildings without power. >>> it has been two years in the making. dozens helped break ground for a vietnam war memorial in san jose. the monument, called sons of san jose, is going to be in a five-acre area of guadalupe river park. organizers say more than 140 san jose residents died or went missing in the vietnam war. a memorial in san jose means people don't have to go to washington, dc to pay their respects to the fallen. that project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. ♪ >>> in honor of veterans day, a special tribute this weekend for astronaut neil armstrong aboard the uss hornet. the retired aircraft carrier helped honor the space pione
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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
last year's total in approaching the 20 year record in the city. police believe the man took off in a gray chevy silverado pickup truck. the license place number is on your screen. 8l70015. san jose police are asking anyone with any information to please call them. >>> president obama says he will look out for the middle class when he talks with congress on deficit reduction and the budget. >> now, i'm open to compromise and new ideas. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. congress should permanently extend the middle class tax cuts, right now. even as we negotiate a broader deficit reduction package. >> the president repeated in today's weekly radio address that he wants higher taxes for people making more than $250,000 a year. >>> a military analyst says the resignation of c.i.a. chief david patraeus because of an extra marital affair is not the end of the story. cbs news has learned the other woman is paula broadwell, she wrote a biography of patraeus. cbs 5 reporter linda yi on what patraeus faces next. >> reporter: it was just over a year ago, his wife by his
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
in long island. new york city officials are urging people to leave low- lying areas but no mandatory evacuations. many are staying behind because they are afraid of looting. >> everything that i own is here. i'm trying to save it. my wife, my kids, my best friend mike, and i'm just going to lose everything. i mean, my body is shutting down. >> reporter: just heartbreaking there. the nor'easter also canceled hundreds of flights including more than two dozen to and from sfo. and the storm is moving into new england this morning. >> and new york and new jersey are getting a look at the new damage now that daylight is there. teresa brewer joins us -- teresa garcia -- pardon me -- teresa garcia, there we go. she joins us now, pardon that. and tell us, how are the folks doing? we know folks on the east coast are resilient. but we just heard an interview with a gentleman, tough... >> reporter: well, yes. like the interview you just heard, it's heart-wrenching. people have these stories of just massive destruction, their lives turned around, personal belongings gone, many people al
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Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
of connecticut and less than 20,000 customers in new york city are still in the dark. >>> and thanks to you folks here in the bay area, we are sitting at nearly $135,000 to the region for red cross relief. our telethon yesterday was a huge success and you can donate if you'd like to at our web site cbssf.com. >>> we need your help planning a holiday meal on a budget, how you can give it a shot coming up. >>> the results were shock but a positive pregnancy test for a teenage boy could have a major effect on men's health all over the world. >>> i'm lawrence karnow, and we started out with showers in the early morning and things are breaking up a bit but we may have more showers on the way, we'll talk about that coming up. >>> and why would anybody want to end up in the chilly waters of macove cove, why you won't want to miss this. ,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was
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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
, people have been out and about the city this evening. bundle up because today we had ties in below this average. tonight dipping down to the freezing point and throughout many of our north bay locations, therefore we have a frost individualsry in effect for the north bay until 8:00 tomorrow morning. >> good night. good nig ,,,,,,,,,, [doorbell rings] alan: hey, charlie, would you see who that is?!
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Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
city of san francisco to gather the $30 million to renovate the building into veterans commons. >> weaver been at this since 1974, and it's very gratifying to have these resources. >> reporter: the units are equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, all ada approved. winston says veterans commons will an one-stop shop to veterans. they'll have ak toes to health care and wellness classes like cooking and yoga. >> i didn't expect it to look as nice as it does. living in san francisco, just having a place to live, that's a very important thing. once you have that, the stress level goes way down. >> reporter: winston says this falls in line with the goal of ending veteran homelessness. he believes that the right support, the time line can happen. >> it's a very ambitious goal but we're signed on, you know, we drank the kool-aid, the va is doing a great job and congress and the public has supported the resources necessary. >> reporter: the grand opening is expected later this month or in early december. but veterans will get a chance to move in within the next couple of weeks. . >>> str
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Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
across the city to assist people still struggling. >> we want to help them and give them basic needs. >> reporter: here volunteers are working to distribute the essentials like blankets and water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some stay the help came too late. -- say the help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half you know of fresh water but for the first time five, six days no one was down in the rockaways. >> reporter: frustration especially high on long island where more than 130,000 customers are still going without power. [ people chanting ] hundreds of people protested outside long island power authority offices demanding answers. >> just absurd. it's like going on and on and on. end it. >> reporter: the power company says more than 8,000 crews are working to get the electricity back on. erica ferrari for cbs news, new york. >>> well, it doesn't change the outcome of the election, but president obama is the winner in florida. four days after the election, almost 100% of the votes have been counted. the florida secretary of state'
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
primary system to oust a long- time east bay congressman. 31-year-old dublin city councilman eric swalwell defeated fellow democrat pete stark by 6 points last night in the election. swalwell says he is ready to bring new energy and ideas to washington. >> the 113th congress is the youngest most inexperienced congress and so i don't see that as a liability. i see it as an opportunity to build new partnerships and relationships. >> stark has been representing california's 13th district for nearly 4 decades. but he was running this year in the newly redrawn 15th district. >>> it was a true lesson in sociology and politics for a group of students at san jose state university. their class project turned into the city raising its minimum wage. earlier this year, the students gathered enough support to put measure d on the ballot. and last night voters passed it with 59% of the vote. that will raise the minimum wage from 8 to $10 an hour. >> it will make a difference in my life, you know. i'll have more money for me to help myself with the rent or other bills. >> my price pretty low lik
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
city neighborhood. here here on lasaine and price street and police say that it appears a water main broke somewhere up the hill so the water has been gushing down flooding the streets. some cars have water going past their tires. we have some video a little bit earlier. let's bring that up. residents have been waking up. they tell me because of the sound of o hospitallers. they're -- helicopters. there are police out here, firefighters out here. and when residents walk outside and see this, a lot of them concerned. quite a few have been evacuated from their homes and last we heard, they were going to a nearby park. we have yet to speak with any of those people and are still trying to get updates from police and firefighters, but a a big mess clean up here. when we first arrived it looked like there was gushing water and at this point everything seems to be still. maybe they're getting things under control up the hill but we will get the latest information and get back to you shortly. >>> in that video we just saw, dramatic, the flooding is going to the top of the cars tires. some pe
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
the city of san jose. >> reporter: and so san jose joins a very small number of cities nationwide that have minimum wage laws above and beyond what the state requires. but since measure d. did pass here in san jose, city officials and labor leaders have been getting calls from other cities interested in the same in their area, including, oakland, berkeley and los angeles. >>> a fear of heights. the fiscal cliff putting wall street over the edge as they turn the focus to the budget crisis. putting the damper on any gains on the market. the dow ended flat after one of the worst weeks of the year last week. that cliff could be reached 50 days from today. tomorrow the president and congress will get back to work. hoping to cut a deal and prevent automatic spending cuts and tax hikes at the end of the year. even if lawmakers work out a compromise, the political fight until then is sure to keep investors on edge. pitching the stock market back and forth until it is resolved. >>> well members of congress are asking why the fbi waited until last friday to tell them about the affair that c
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Nov 16, 2012 4:30am PST
. >> thank you. >>> a murder in february has prompted a wrongful death suit against the city of berkeley. the family of peter cukor says police were negligent about handling trespassers in his home in the berkeley hills. the family says an officer was on the way when in fact that was not the case. the trespasser allegedly killed cukor with a flower pot. >>> san rafael police have released a sketch of an armed intruder who terrorized two young women. the man entered the playa del rey apartments with a knife tuesday night as the 18- and 19- year-old roommates were watching tv. the intruder ended up in a physical struggle with one of the women and police say he suffered stab wounds or cuts. he is described as 5'6", hispanic in his early 20s, with skin irregularities on his face. >>> other bay area headlines. the couple accused of murdering a hercules woman in her home are expected to enter a plea in court today. darnell and tanya washington are accused of killing 55-year- old susie ko on october 5 and stealing her car. their hearing is this afternoon in richmond. >>> and 49ers head coach ji
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Nov 16, 2012 4:00am PST
dollar settlement. >>> staten island support. president obama visits one of new york city's neighborhoods hardest hit by hurricane sandy. hardest hit by >> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 16, 2012. "cbs morning news" >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm duarte geraldino. this morning israel offered to temporarily stop it's offensive in the gaza strip with answers from rocket fire. israel said it would hold fire during the egyptian prime minister visit as long as hamas held its fire. the prime minister arrived in gaza this morning and visiting to show solidarity with hamas the militants who rule gaza. shortly after the prime minister militants fired rockets into israel. you can see the smoke over the city this morning. violence between israelis and palestinians intensified this week with both sides firing hundreds of rockets across gaza's border with israel. the israeli military kept up its offensive overnight and into the morning. an air strike hit the ministry building. israel struck at suspected hamas rocket launching sites and weapons storage. p
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Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm PST
marks the end. cooling temperatures, rain this past week has reduced fire danger. >>> and the city of newark had has given the green light fora for a new transit center. it will be part of a larger project of retail, housing and transportation on the city's west edge. they credit the economy for pushing it it forward. >>> well, the nip in the air made it great time for ice skating. >>> it has been an unseasonably cool weekend. now the days the rain ark arrives -- arrives. ,, hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios and now the city of san rafl one, just in time fo >>> it has been more than 25 years since marin county had an ice rink. now the city of rafell has one in time for the holidays. 5,000 square feet of real ice. it including skating times for parents and their little ones and family night on tuesdays. rent skates and hit the ice for $15 a person and it will stay open until middle januar
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
in their homes and city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst, causing the landslide. they blame the pipe's old age, that pipe was made in the 1930s. city officials plan to repair or restore the pipes in the area and say there could be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside smelled smoke before the alarms went off. >>> san
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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am PST
and still showers toward the eureka area. 68 in campbell. 67 in redwood city and 64 in pacifica. lots of sunshine in the east bay. 66 in pleasant hill and 65 in vallejo. insided bay, 67 in oakland. 65 in san francisco and next couple days looking pretty nice other than a little chilly in the morning, lots of sunshine by the afternoon. temperatures start to cool down a little bit come thursday and by friday a chance of showers that could continue into saturday. stronger storms on sunday into monday and more rain expected as we head toward the middle of next week as well. >>> hope you didn't have outdoor plans there weekend. thanks lawrence. outside right now it's nice and dry. no big problems on the major road aways. and look at that, not too many cars on the roadway so far on westbound or eastbound 92 coming on or off the high ride. our photographers are all acrossed bay this morning. here's one near mariposa. this is heading into san francisco. just a heads up. portionings of the northbound lanes of the embarcadro, otherwise let's go to our maps. we have word that all lanes are
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
in the bay area. >> reporter: city officials say they do the best to shore them up or replace them as time and money allow but they admit there are other aging pipes in the area that could also present a risk. >> i would say to the degree that we have all of these, not as much. but any pipe on any given day has vulnerabilities. >> so the clean-up continues now. most of the cars have been dug out. actually all of them have. it will take a much longer time to clean up the park. the investigation also continues. they are focusing on the age of that pipe as the cause for it to just sheer off suddenly early this morning. reporting live in daly city, joe vasquez, cbs 5. >> and coming up in 10 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to be protected for something like this. >>> and new details on the growing scandal involving former cia director david petraeus. it has put a promotion on hold for the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on the story that is getting more complex by the day. >> reporter: the pentagon is investigating general john
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Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
commuter trains in long island. new york city police urging residents to leave low lying neighborhoods but the mayor has not issued any mandatory evacuations. many are staying behind because they're afraid of looting. >> everything i own is here and i'm trying to save it. my wife, my kids, my best friend, mike. and i'm just going to lose everything. my body is shutting down. >> the nor'easter canceled hundreds of flight, including 31 to and from sfo. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help the victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate tomorrow by calling 1-888-5-helps-u. our special hot line will run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. >>> his final race is over. president obama today thanked cd ing back to work. >> there's no shortage of work to be done. approaching the fiscal cliff with a stalemate on capitol hill, cbs 5 reporter looks ahead to the second term. >> reporter: the president and his family arrived back in washington. the white house is their official home for four more years. >> i've never been more hopeful about our future. >> reporter: the president won't have a lo
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
apatrol the oaklan hills approved during the neighborhood meeting last night where they invited city leaders and the police chief. >> $100 per home times 10,000 homes is a million dollars. >> reporter: this woman with the oakmore neighborhood association doesn't want to be identified fearing burglars would target her home. she says her association and other neighborhoods up here are in talks with property owners to find a place to open a new police substation in the montclair district. >> i think that if everybody pulls together that it's a very doable thing. >> before they can move forward with this idea, they need the approval from the mayor and the police chief. they say the mayor has not responded back to them. both the mayor and the police chief tell me they are not ready to comment on this at this time. in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> two east palo alto women are in custody suspected of committing more than a dozen home burglaries in the bay area. police arrested them last week in los altos. today officers showed us some of the loot they found in the women's car. police beli
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am PST
for heroes city parade. carrying 26 people, it was decorated with american flags and had name tags for each person. seated on board were 12 veterans plus their spouses and two chaperones. the group was being taken to a banquet held in the veterans' honor. witnesses speak to the moments before the crash. >> the truck tried to blow its horn to get the other people in front of him out of the way. >> reporter: as the train approached and the truck unable to move, people began jumping from the float. >> the gates actually hit the first people on the trailer and started going back up and it wasn't, i would say, eight to ten seconds later that the train blew through the end of the trailer. >> reporter: two people were killed at the scene while two others died later. 17 were injured and taken to a local hospital. >> didn't go ding, ding, ding, to let you know. for the people to know there's a train that come by, they didn't know nothing because, you know, it was too late. >> reporter: in 2003 the speed limit for trains traveling through midland was increased from 40 to 60 miles per hour. a
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
, the neighbors are still jittery. there is perhaps rain on the horizon but the city assures them that they are fine for now. they'll be okay. >> we'll keep an eye on that. joe, thank you. >>> and coming up in about 20 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to make sure that your protected from something like this. >> incredible video. >>> for the first time ever an electric car has been named motor trend car of the year and that winner is a bay area product. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez at a tesla dealer in san jose where they are celebrating the model s' honor tonight. >> reporter: exactly right. you have to give the folks at tesla in palo alta and the people who build the cars in fremont a lot of credit. they have produced a world class vehicle that runs on batteries and is electrifying the automotive industry. the 17-inch touchscreen display to the disis a peering door handles, there was buzz about the tesla model s. but when motor trend named it car of the year, it was more. >> it is the equivalent of the academy awards. >> he has reason to be proud. designed
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